The Estes Park Gun & Archery Club is open to the public serving the greater Estes valley and nearby cities.
Memberships, currently $75, are sold on an annual basis until a 600 member cap is reached. There were
344 paid members for calendar year 2019.

As of November 9, 2020 there are 417 paid members for the calendar year 2020 with a 600 member cap (70%).

With US 34/36 open and many range improvements, the club may reach the membership cap this year. 73 more than 2019.
See the above 'Memberships' link for more information on becoming a member.

Our Facilities

The Outdoor Range, is located in Noel's Draw off of U.S. Highway 34, about 3.5 miles East of the Olympus Dam, on the right just past mile marker 68. The range is open to Members and their guests only or on a scheduled Public Event.

Access is through a combination locked gate. The range offers pistol, rifle and archery venues. Safety protocol and range officer duties are self-managed by members while they use the range. Click here for a Map. Outdoor range rules/instructions are here.

The Indoor Range, is located at the corner of U.S. Highway 36 & Community Drive, next to the Estes Park Dog Park. Click here for a Map. The range has seven, 50 foot shooting lanes.

Shooting is allowed for Archery, Centerfire Pistol, & Rimfire Pistol or Rifle. The Indoor Range is open to Club Members and the public. A daily fee is charged for indoor range use.

The hours for the Indoor Range are listed below:

The Indoor Range is now open with COVID-19 rules

  • Shooting - Thursday Evenings
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Shooting - Friday Evenings
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Shooting - Sunday Afternoons starting Dec 6th
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CHP Reciprocity

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation maintains a list of states whose CCW permits are recognized by Colorado.

To see which states recognize your Colorado CHP, see USA Carry Maps.

Indoor Range Re-Opening

Thursday and Friday evenings. Starting December 6th, Sunday afternoons 2-3 pm.

Larimer County COVID-19 Rules summary for Indoor Range

Outdoor Range Usage Guidelines during COVID-19

The Outdoor Range is still open. Please bring and use hand sanitizer after
opening the gate, getting target stands or using the vault toilet.

See the Larimer County Parks website for the latest county outdoor recommendations.
In addition, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources website has their
outdoor recreation guidelines.

Lost and Found Reminder

Periodically check the Lost and Found page if you are missing or found an item.

Fire Restrictions

Fire restrictions are in place for certain mountain areas including Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Larimer Counties.
Being extra cautious when outdoors is prudent.

See the Colorado Department of Public Safety website for the latest fire safety information.
Click the "Fire Bans & Danger" tab for latest county restriction information.

2020 Renewal & New Member forms

Forms for 2020 are available on the "Membership" page (link in left column).

Outdoor Range Orientation

New Member Orientation

After you receive membership confirmation from our membership chairman,
contact Dave Jiles who will schedule a New Member Orientation at the
Common Point Outdoor Range, Noels Draw, Highway 34.

The gate will be opened for your orientation time. Your membership card
will be given to you at completion of orientation.

For new member orientation only, contact Dave by either email or
970-290-6093 to arrange your date/time.

Range Orientation and Rules

For new members or any members interested in proper procedures at the
Common Point Outdoor Range, please read the PDF file Range Orientation and Rules.

Recreation Sport Shooting Reminders

from USFS, CPW, Boulder/Larimer/Gilpin/Clear Creek Counties

Pistol Range with new shooting shelter

Pistol Range in use

100 yard Rifle Range with new shooting shelters

Range Shed (target stands & First Aid) New shooting shelters at Rifle Range

Archery Range

Noels Draw Road gate provides controlled access to the
Common Point Range. The gate is open on Public Shooting Days.

Indoor Range shooting lanes

More News

August 15, 2017Gun Club Patches now Available

These sew-on patches are 2.5" x 1.75" and 3.5" x 2.5".
Available at Public Shoot days
or with payment enclosed, number of each desired to:

Estes Park Gun and Archery Club
P.O. Box 982
Estes Park, CO 80517-0982.

August 14, 2017Please pick up your brass. When finished shooting, please collect your brass
and deposit in buckets provided. Each year, the club recycles brass which nets over $400 that helps you and your club.

Latest Newsletter

November 6, 20192019 November Newsletter click here.

Latest Approved Board Meeting Minutes

Board Minutes August 2020

Range Usage statistics

2016 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

2017 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

2017 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

2018 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

2018 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

2019 Summary of Indoor Range usage.

2019 Summary of Outdoor Range usage.

2020 Year to date Outdoor Range usage.

Defensive Handgun Skills Review

The indoor range is reserved on the first Tuesday night of each quarter (Feb, May, Sept, Dec) from 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
for a Defensive Handgun Skills Review.

This is not an "open range" or a class per se, rather it is an instructor-lead skills review and practice
for those who have had intermediate or advanced pistol training and bring the required equipment.
For more information contact Jim Boyd at 970-481-4279 or Jim Boyd email.

2020 Annual Meeting Election Results

January 16, 2020

President, Steve Clark
1st Vice President, Kurt Pennington
2nd Vice President, Harry Banbury
Secretary, Martha Clark
Treasurer, available
Board Members:
   Doug Miller

Board Members: continuing to serve the remainder of their terms:
   Daniel White
   David Bruce
   John Lauce

Right To Carry In National Parks

On February 22, 2010, a new law took effect that applied state firearms laws to national parks and wildlife refuges across America. Click here for more information.

Latest website update: November 16, 2020

Club Information

The Estes Park Gun & Archery Club are members of

National Rifle Association, Affiliate Member.
NRA Membership
is encouraged but not required of members.